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  • ‘Walk for Justice’ held to honor pair killed in Rocky River Reservation

    ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — Last month, Carnell Sledge and Kate Brown were murdered at the Rocky River Reservation. On Sunday, family and friends went back to the crime scene where they were shot and killed to host a “Walk for Justice.” While difficult, they hope it will help bring more attention to the currently unsolved case. “They took someone away from us who was treasured and now that he’s not here, we’re lost,” said Sledge’s cousin, Theresa Veasley. More than […]

  • New video shows police-involved shooting outside Beachwood Place

    BEACHWOOD, Ohio – Beachwood police have released body camera and dash cam video from a shooting incident in June. Police say Jaquan Jones, 19, ran over an officer’s foot on June 27 in the parking lot of Beachwood Mall. The officer fired two rounds at the suspect, who has still not been captured. Police say Jones was suspected of shoplifting at the time. He’s now wanted for felonious assault. Friday, Beachwood police released new video surrounding the incident. They tell […]

  • MLB All-Star Week booms Cleveland economy

    CLEVELAND — Cleveland hosting the 2019 MLB All-Star Game is positively impacting the city’s economy. The Greater Cleveland Sports Commission estimates All-Star Week will generate $65 million in revenue for Cleveland businesses, which includes packed restaurants, sports bars, hotels and visitors checking out other attractions like the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Meanwhile, MLB’s Play Ball Park drew big crowds to the Huntington Convention Center again on Sunday. “It’s awesome for the economy of downtown Cleveland. I can tell […]

  • Make-A-Wish treats kids to memorable day at MLB’s Play Ball Park

    CLEVELAND — Play Ball Park in downtown Cleveland drew another huge crowd Saturday as thousands of baseball fans packed into the Huntington Convention Center. The Make-A-Wish Foundation also provided a special afternoon for some special fans. “The overall atmosphere brings a lot of attention to Cleveland and brings more people out here to see our beautiful city,” said Rosa Garcia. “My favorite part so far is seeing Charles Nagy. I really love him from back in the 1990s and the […]

  • 63-year-old killed in small plane crash near Elyria airport

    ELYRIA, Ohio — A 63-year-old man was killed in a small plane crash in Elyria on Sunday. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the crash happened around 2:31 p.m. near the Elyria Airport on Middle Avenue. Officials say the two-seater Piper Cub 1940s era plane was piloted by Joseph Begany, 63, of Elyria.  The plane crashed nose first into the ground in a farmer’s field not far from the airport’s runway.  It sustained heavy damage. “I see planes flying […]

  • ‘It scared me to death’: Cleveland couple wakes to find garage on fire; bottle rockets to blame

    CLEVELAND — Large bottle rockets are to blame for causing a fire in Cleveland on Thursday, according to fire officials. Ted and Fran Ganda said they were startled from their sleep around 2 a.m. after hearing what sounded like fireworks. “I opened the window and all I could see were the flames. They were two stories high. It scared me to death,” Fran recalled. The fire got so intense that it melted the siding off of the entire back of […]

  • Rescue crews issue warning to stay out of water after pulling multiple people from Cuyahoga River

    KENT, Ohio – Despite numerous public warnings by local authorities in recent days to stay out of the swollen Cuyahoga River in Kent, crews were called out to rescue people from the rough waters multiple times Sunday. The Kent and Portage County Water Rescue Team put their boats in the Cuyahoga River Sunday morning to rescue two people whose kayaks flipped over in the river’s dangerously strong and fast moving currents.  This happened near Middlebury Rd. According to Kent firefighter […]

  • ‘He gave his life for our country’: Remains of WWII pilot found at sea, returned home to family

    CLEVELAND — It was a touching and fitting tribute nearly eight decades in the making. The remains of World War II Lieutenant James Lord were returned to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport on Saturday. Lord was flying a mission targeting gun positions over Italy near the France border when his plane went down into the sea near Corsica. The crash happened in 1944 when he was just 20 years old. His flagged-draped coffin was received with full military honors as the sound of bagpipes […]

  • Police want Euclid roller rink shut down after chaos, fights at teen party

    EUCLID, Ohio — Euclid police on Friday said they want the Pla-Mor Roller Rink shut down permanently. Police call it a troubled establishment and want to take away their operating license. Police said chaos and fights erupted outside the rink after a so-called end of the school year “banger” party got out of hand Wednesday evening. Lt. Mitch Houser said rink management didn’t have a dance hall permit, which is needed for  crowds with more than 50 people. Houser said […]

  • Divers recover body of man who fell off Huron Pier

    HURON, Ohio —  The body of a man who fell in Lake Erie Saturday night has been recovered. The U.S. Coast Guard, Huron police and firefighters spent about 23 hours searching for the 19-year-old man. Police have identified the man as Henry Stout of Reynoldsburg. He reportedly fell off the Huron Pier around 7:30 p.m. Saturday and hadn’t been seen since. Crews started searching immediately, but said the lake conditions were so rough and dangerous that the search had to […]

  • Police give all clear following bomb threat at downtown Cleveland women’s shelter

    CLEVELAND — Authorities have cleared a downtown Cleveland women’s shelter after reports of a bomb Saturday night. The Cleveland Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at the Norma Herr Women’s Center in the 2200 block of Payne Avenue around 8:30 p.m. According to Cleveland police, firefighters arrived on scene and determined there wasn’t a fire.  That’s when police received reports of a bomb threat at the shelter. On any given day, more than 100 women are staying at the […]

  • Investigation continues after body recovered from Ohio & Erie Canal

    AKRON, Ohio  — A quiet, scenic, wooded area along the Ohio & Erie Canal turned into a sad scene Saturday morning after a body was found floating in the water. Kayakers found the body around 9:30 a.m. at Dart Ave. and West Thornton Street. The Summit County Coroner will do an autopsy to determine an exact cause of death. The deceased has not been identified as police are currently working to notify the victim’s loved ones. Akron police say it […]

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